Category: Bluegrass recording news

Kristi Stanley to Union House Records

| July 27, 2016 | 0 Comments

There’s a new singing Stanley in the bluegrass world! Kristi Stanley has signed with Union House Records, an artist-owned label run by Mike Bentley and Jeff Brown. Even before she has her first interactions with the famous Stanley family, Kristi was singing and following traditional […]


Debut single for The Price Sisters

| July 22, 2016 | 0 Comments

Rebel Records has released a debut single ahead of their first, self-titled album for The Price Sisters, identical twins from Ohio who specialize in the music of Bill Monroe. Lauren and Leanna Price are students in the Kentucky Center for Traditional Music at Morehead State University, where […]


Colorado drops for Cavanaugh & Lanzbom

| July 20, 2016 | 0 Comments

Jazz banjo pioneer Ryan Cavanaugh has a new album coming out later this year with guitarist C Lanzbom. Titled Every Note the Heart Can Play, it features original compositions by the two noted instrumentalists, engineered and mixed by Lanzbom at his Sherwood Ridge Studio just outside New […]


New music from The Cleverlys!

| July 18, 2016 | 0 Comments

Everybody’s favorite family bluegrass parody cover band is back. That’s right, The Cleverlys have completed a new EP of grassified pop hits called Cash Crop, due for official release August 12. The six tracks include one Cleverlys original (the title track), along with their takes […]


New music from Kenny & Amanda

| July 18, 2016 | 0 Comments

There are few things more eagerly anticipated around the Bluegrass Today offices than a new recording from Kenny & Amanda Smith. This husband-and-wife duo has created a sound unlike any other in bluegrass and acoustic music, set off by Kenny’s remarkable flatpick guitar, and Amanda’s […]


Circa Blue selected for NMS Christmas album

| July 15, 2016 | 0 Comments

National Media Services, the full-service studio and disc replication facility in Northern Virginia, has a tradition they follow every year. They choose a band or artist from among their list of loyal customers, and invite them in record a Christmas-themed album during the summer. Then […]


Sometimes Dig for Taters from Scroggins and Colorado

| July 13, 2016 | 0 Comments

Jeff Scroggins and Colorado have released a single, Sometimes Dig For Taters, from their upcoming album, Ramblin’ Feels Good, due later this month. The band consists of Colorado banjoist Scroggins, his son Tristan on mandolin, Greg Blake on guitar, Ellie Hakanson on fiddle, and Isaac […]


Columbus Stockade Blues drops for Billy Droze

| July 5, 2016 | 0 Comments

Billy Droze is about to become a household name among lovers of bluegrass music. Remember… you read it here first. Those working in our industry have recognized his talents for years, writing songs for The Grascals, Junior Sisk, Flatt Lonesome, Marty Raybon and others. He […]


Stringworks coming soon from Kristin Scott Benson

| June 27, 2016 | 0 Comments

Watching Kristin Scott Benson on stage with The Grascals, it’s easy to imagine her as the shy and retiring type. She rarely if ever speaks, and doesn’t often even smile. Just a little lady and her banjo quietly driving the band forward song after song. But when […]


Let Her Roll from Kathy Boyd & Phoenix Rising

| June 27, 2016 | 0 Comments

Oregon’s Kathy Boyd & Phoenix Rising has a new single available to bluegrass radio, a bluesy train song from Steve Spurgin called Let Her Roll. The track will be included on 40 Years of Lonesome, Kathy and the band’s 6th album, when it is released. The single is […]